All employees in AFSCME, SEIU, CNA, UAPD classifications (Permanent, Limited Term and Extra-Help) will receive up to 80 hours of Emergency COVID-19 paid Sick Leave to be used for one of the six reasons defined in the FFCRA policy to address the Public Health Emergency from April 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020. Part time employees will receive a pro-rated amount based on average hours worked

Six (6) reasons defined in the policy to allow use of the COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave hours. You must meet one of the following criteria to use up to the 80 hours:

  • The employee is subject to a Federal, State, or local quarantine or isolation order related to COVID-19.
  • The employee has been advised by a health care provider to self-quarantine due to concerns related to COVID-19.
  • The employee is experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 and seeking a medical diagnosis.
  • The employee is caring for an individual who is subject to a Federal, State, or local quarantine or isolation order related to COVID-19 or been advised by a health care provider to self-quarantine due to concerns related to COVID-19
  • The employee is caring for their child (under 18 years of age or an adult with a mental or physical disability who is incapable of self-care because of that disability) whose school or place of care has been closed, or the child’s child-care provider is unavailable, due to COVID-19 precautions.

The employee’s regular rate of pay is subject to a cap of $511 per day and $5,110 total aggregate for the following qualifying reasons:

  • The employee is subject to a Federal, State, or local quarantine or isolation order related to COVID-19.
  • The employee has been advised by a health care provider to self-quarantine due to concerns related to COVID-19.
  • The employee is experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 and is seeking a medical diagnosis.

The rate will be reduced to 2/3’s of the employee’s regular rate of pay subject to a cap of $200 per day and $2,000 total aggregate for the following qualifying reasons:

  • The employee is caring for an individual who is subject to an order or has been advised to self-quarantine.
  • The employee is caring for a son or daughter of such employee if the school or place of care of the son or daughter has been closed, or the child care provider of such son or daughter is unavailable, due to COVID-19 precautions.
  • The employee is experiencing any other substantially similar condition specified by the Secretary of Health and Human Services in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury and the Secretary of Labor.

Employee will have the option of using their own available accrual leave balances to supplement the difference between their salary and the daily Federal policy cap.